Iris Xie

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA (PhD 1998)

According to our database1, Iris Xie authored at least 60 papers between 1996 and 2022.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of four.
  • Erdős number3 of four.



In proceedings 
PhD thesis 


Online presence:



Assessment of digital library design guidelines to support blind and visually impaired users: a study of key stakeholders' perspectives.
Electron. Libr., 2022

Accessibility, Usability, Inclusivity: Information Standards, Guidelines, & Best Practices Sponsored by the ASIS &T Standards Committee.
Proceedings of the Crisis, Transition, Resilience: Re-imagining an information resilient society, 2022

Digital library evaluation measures in academic settings: Perspectives from scholars and practitioners.
J. Libr. Inf. Sci., 2021

Orientation tactics and associated factors in the digital library environment: Comparison between blind and sighted users.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2021

Coping tactics of blind and visually impaired users: Responding to help-seeking situations in the digital library environment.
Inf. Process. Manag., 2021

Information needs and services for autism in China: is there any gap between them?
Aslib J. Inf. Manag., 2021

Importance of Digital Library Design Guidelines to Support Blind and Visually Impaired Users: Perceptions of Key Stakeholders.
Proceedings of the Diversity, Divergence, Dialogue, 2021

Enhancing usability of digital libraries: Designing help features to support blind and visually impaired users.
Inf. Process. Manag., 2020

Marginalized communities, emerging technologies, and social innovation in the digital age: Introduction to the special issue.
Inf. Process. Manag., 2020

Tactics Applied by Blind and Sighted Users: Initial Exploration of a Digital Library.
Proceedings of the JCDL '20: Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in 2020, 2020

@Digital libraries: harnessing Twitter to build online communities.
Online Inf. Rev., 2019

Identification of factors associated with blind users' help-seeking situations in interacting with digital libraries.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2018

Image annotation tactics: transitions, strategies and efficiency.
Inf. Process. Manag., 2018

Developing Digital Library Design Guidelines to Support Blind Users.
Proceedings of the 20th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, 2018

User involvement and system support in applying search tactics.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2017

Haze in the digital library: design issues hampering accessibility for blind users.
Electron. Libr., 2017

Language in the information-seeking context: A study of US scholars using non-English sources.
J. Documentation, 2015

Using digital libraries non-visually: understanding the help-seeking situations of blind users.
Inf. Res., 2015

Explore eye movement patterns in search result evaluation and individual document evaluation.
Proceedings of the Information Science with Impact: Research in and for the Community, 2015

Social media application in digital libraries.
Online Inf. Rev., 2014

Functions of Twitter in Digital Libraries.
Proceedings of the Connecting Collections, Cultures, and Communities, 2014

Search result list evaluation versus document evaluation: similarities and differences.
J. Documentation, 2013

Behavioral changes in transmuting multisession successive searches over the web.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2013

How do users' search tactic selections influence search outputs in exploratory search tasks?
Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 2013

User engagement and system support in the search process: User dominated, system dominated and balanced search tactics.
Proceedings of the Beyond the Cloud: Rethinking Information Boundaries, 2013

Factors affecting the selection of search tactics: Tasks, knowledge, process, and systems.
Inf. Process. Manag., 2012

On the consistency and features of image similarity.
Proceedings of the Information Interaction in Context: 2012, 2012

Exploring Search Tactic Patterns in Searching Digital Libraries.
Proceedings of the Outreach of Digital Libraries: A Globalized Resource Network, 2012

Image similarity as assessed by users: A quantitative study.
Proceedings of the Information, Interaction, Innovation: Celebrating the Past, Constructing the Present and Creating the Future, 2012

Effects of learning styles on the application of search tactics: A preliminary result.
Proceedings of the Information, Interaction, Innovation: Celebrating the Past, Constructing the Present and Creating the Future, 2012

Help feature interactions in digital libraries: Influence of learning styles.
Proceedings of the Bridging the Gulf: Communication and Information in Society, Technology, and Work, 2011

Transitions in search tactics during the Web-based search process.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2010

How do users evaluate individual documents? An analysis of dimensions of evaluation activities.
Inf. Res., 2010

Tales from the Field: Search Strategies Applied in Web Searching.
Future Internet, 2010

Affective utterances as contextual feedback in interactive information retrieval: examples from help-seeking interactions.
Proceedings of the Information Interaction in Context Symposium, 2010

A Longitudinal Study of Database Usage Within a General Audience Digital Library.
J. Digit. Inf., 2009

Dimensions of tasks: influences on information-seeking and retrieving process.
J. Documentation, 2009

Understanding help seeking within the context of searching digital libraries.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2009

Selection of information sources: Accessibility of and familiarity with sources, and types of tasks.
Proceedings of the Thriving on Diversity: Information Opportunities in a Pluralistic World, 2009

Users' evaluation of digital libraries (DLs): Their uses, their criteria, and their assessment.
Inf. Process. Manag., 2008

Help features in digital libraries: types, formats, presentation styles, and problems.
Online Inf. Rev., 2007

Shifts in information-seeking strategies in information retrieval in the digital age: Planned-situational model.
Inf. Res., 2007

Types of Help-seeking situations for novice users of digital libraries: A preliminary study.
Proceedings of the Joining Research and Practice: Social Computing and Information Science, 2007

Understanding human-work domain interaction: Implications for the design of a corporate digital library.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2006

Analysis of multiple query reformulations on the web: The interactive information retrieval context.
Inf. Process. Manag., 2006

Digital libraries for general audiences: Usage patterns and trends in Wisconsin's BadgerLink.
Proceedings of the Information Realities: Shaping the Digital Future for All, 2006

Toward a better understanding of help seeking behavior: An evaluation of help mechanisms in two IR systems.
Proceedings of the Information Realities: Shaping the Digital Future for All, 2006

A Review of: "Digital Library Use: Social Practice in Design and Evaluation".
Inf. Soc., 2005

Online IR system evaluation: online databases versus Web search engines.
Online Inf. Rev., 2004

How can IR help mechanisms be more helpful to users?
Proceedings of the Managing and Enhancing Information: Cultures and Conflicts, 2004

Supporting ease-of-use and user control: desired features and structure of Web-based online IR systems.
Inf. Process. Manag., 2003

Dimensions of human-work domain interaction: A preliminary analysis for the design of a corporate digital library.
Proceedings of the Humanizing Information Technology: From Ideas to Bits and Back, 2003

State digital library usability: Contributing organizational factors.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2002

Patterns between interactive intentions and information-seeking strategies.
Inf. Process. Manag., 2002

Traditional IR for web users: a context for general audience digital libraries.
Inf. Process. Manag., 2002

Ease of use versus user control: an evaluation of Web and non-Web interfaces of online databases.
Online Inf. Rev., 2000

Shifts of interactive intentions and information-seeking strategies in interactive information retrieval.
J. Am. Soc. Inf. Sci., 2000

Web-based and Traditional Instruction: A Systematic Study of Student and Instructor Perceptions From a Graduate MLIS Program.
Proceedings of WebNet 2000 - World Conference on the WWW and Internet, San Antonio, Texas, USA, October 30, 2000

Rutgers' TREC-6 Interactive Track Experience.
Proceedings of The Sixth Text REtrieval Conference, 1997

Rutgers Interactive Track at TREC-5.
Proceedings of The Fifth Text REtrieval Conference, 1996